Ross Silverberg

Associate

silverbergr@ballardspahr.com
Tel 215.864.8237
Fax 215.864.8999
Philadelphia

Ross is an Associate in the Litigation Department.  He works or has worked on environmental, consumer financial services, construction, higher education, gaming, privacy and data security, among other matters.

While in law school, Ross served as a research assistant to Professor Frederick M. Lawrence, one of the nation's leading experts on civil rights, free expression, and bias crimes as well as the former President of Brandeis University.  He also was a law clerk in the Water Enforcement Division of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he assisted in regulatory and enforcement issues involving the Clean Water Act (CWA).

Before attending law school, Ross worked at a leading government relations firm, where he researched and provided briefings on policy issues involving health care, clean energy, education, and infrastructure.  He was also a grassroots organizer for an environmental non-profit (The League of Conservation Voters) and former U.S. Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz.

Ross was a 2016 and 2017 Ballard Spahr summer associate.

Pro Bono Experience

Ross maintains an active pro bono practice, representing low-income tenants, asylum seekers, a Veterans Center, among others.

Publications

Co-author, "EPA Will Exercise Enforcement Discretion in Certain Circumstances," Ballard Spahr alert, March 27, 2020

Co-author, "Empirical Evidence that High Levels of Entrepreneurial Attitudes Dampen the Level of Civil Disorder," Business & Society: Sage Journals

Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 2018)
Member, Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy
Member, Federal Legislation Clinic

Franklin and Marshall College (B.A. 2013)
Phi Beta Kappa

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania